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Principal / Sr. Principal Circuit Card PCB Design Engineer

Requisition ID: R10059713

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Azusa, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector is seeking a Subject Matter Expert in PCB and CCA design to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  This electronics engineer can be at the principal (level 3) or sr. principal (level 4) level. This position will be located in Azusa, CA. This position will repot on-site daily, but we can accommodate partial teleworking upon business/program need.

  

The successful applicant will perform design and analysis of electronic PCB and circuit card required for Military and Civil space programs.  Responsibilities will include requirements analysis and decomposition, sub-system and circuit design, modeling, simulation, and design verification test. Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work independently yet collaboratively in a team environment is required.  Focus areas include mixed signal design (A/D converters, digital down converters, D/A converters, mixed signal CCAs, Mixed signal modules and subsystems) including signal integrity and power integrity analysis of design.  The successful candidate will need to have experience with digital hardware design (Subsystem/Module digital circuits, FPGA/ASICs, COTS interfaces, subsystem development, System trades, Architecture, embedded processing), embedded systems development (CPLDs, FPGAs, SoC) and test development (Hardware and/or Software test program set generation for testing subsystems, and components). Other responsibilities schematic capture, printed circuit board layout, circuit card assembly part selection, trade studies, and troubleshooting to support anomaly resolution during integration and test. Additional responsibilities commensurate of individual performance and organizational needs.

Basic Qualifications: (Principal Level 3)

  • Bachelor's degree in a Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or STEM field and 5 years or related electronics engineering experience, OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field & 3 years of related electronics engineering experience
  • Prior experience with ECAD tools such as Altium, Mentor Graphics Expedition, PADS, Cadence Allegro, HyperLynx Signal Integrity or other equivalent
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance (US Citizenship Required)

Basic Qualifications: (Sr. Principal Level 4)

  • Bachelor's degree in a Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or STEM field and 9 years or related electronics engineering experience, OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field & 7 years of related electronics engineering experience
  • Prior experience with ECAD tools such as Altium, Mentor Graphics Expedition, PADS, Cadence Allegro, HyperLynx Signal Integrity, or other equivalent
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance (US Citizenship Required)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Design experience within Space and/or Aerospace industry
  • Experience with High-Speed digital and optical design
  • Experience with SERDES design
  • Active Secret (or higher) Clearance

Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $125,800 USD - $188,600 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.